Missionary family visiting here

Albert and Carolyn (nee Kaemingh) Strydhorst and their children, Jessica, Andrea, and Kristin, who are missionaries to Nigeria, have been in the community for the past two weeks as guests of her parents, Henry and Thea Kaemingh.
They will be leaving shortly for British Columbia.
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During coffee hour at the Christian Reformed Church after the Sunday morning worship service, Thys and Thea Sinninghe shared with the congregation two decorated one-layer cakes in honour of their 50th anniversary, which they actually celebrated yesterday (July 3).
We wish you both many more years of good health and happiness.
The previous Sunday, Arend and Wilma Wielinga had celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with two one-layer cakes after the morning worship service.
Arie and Audrie Borger also had an anniversary–their 37th–this past Tuesday.
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Judy Morphet arrived from Toronto this past week to visit for a few weeks with her parents, the Irwin Morphets.
During Canada Day weekend, Irwin, Jeannie, and Judy, accompanied by granddaughter, Kaitlyn, motored to Cook, Mn. for the baptism service for another granddaughter, Kalleanne, on Sunday.
Both girls are the daughters of David and Pam Cowlishaw.
Also attending were Gordie and Raoul Cayer.
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Tickets for “Reel Raffle VI,” held in conjunction with the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship later this month, are now available for $10 each, including at Village Variety in Emo.
In 1999, the winning ticket for the first prize (a boat, motor, and trailer package) was purchased there and last year, a ticket for the video camera prize was sold there.
“We could bring you luck this year also,” said a Village Variety spokesperson.
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I had a short conversation with Shauna Anness of Fort Frances during the Canada Day festivities in Emo on Monday afternoon. She has recovered from her illness and actually gained back her weight.
“It was a miracle,” she said.
We’re still all pulling for you, Shauna!
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (June 27) were Joan Buttazoni and Molly Crozier, with consolations to Elmer Haglin and Donna Sheppard.
Elizabeth Jack won the door prize.
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Bill and Anne Michl and children Todd and Teila, accompanied by her mother, Adelia Guba, returned from Minneapolis on Monday evening. They had been visiting with her brother LeRoy Guba and family, over Canada Day at Eden Prairie.
Mrs. Guba was guest of her son, LeRoy, while visiting with her brother, Marvin Nelson, who is now out of the hospital taking therapy after suffering a slight stroke three weeks ago.
Marvin is retired from Northwest Airlines.

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